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As a parent, you want nothing more than for your children to grow up healthy and happy. Unfortunately, most of us are unaware of the many environmental factors that have a real impact on our health and well-being. Thankfully, the San Francisco pediatric care experts at GetzWell Pediatrics make it their business to understand these

Your new baby will quickly rearrange your priorities. Time once spent curling up with a good book, working out, or just catching up on your favorite show is now a precious opportunity for sleep. So many of your needs end up on hold as you care for your little one. Though parenthood can be the

There’s nothing quite like the joy you feel when you hear your child speak her very first word, and there’s so much you can contribute to your child’s speech development. The San Francisco pediatricians at GetzWell Pediatrics are here to help you navigate the uncertainties of every aspect of your child’s health and growth, including how

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s common for businesses to make claims they can’t deliver. At GetzWell we don’t believe in making assertions we can’t support – we truly are experts in providing the most comprehensive care available for your child. Time Well Spent Pushed by the demands of insurance companies, many pediatric practices function more

You can accomplish a lot with a hammer. You can hang pictures, build a garden box, and even separate those stubborn Legos that refuse to break apart through any other method. But what happens when you need to drive in a screw or turn a bolt? As useful as a hammer is, if you want

Welcome to GetzWell Pediatrics! We are a concierge or Direct Primary Care (DPC) medical practice. This means our care is immediate, thorough, progressive and very personal. Our focus is always on the patient, never rushing through appointments and always getting to the heart of your concerns and questions. In a DPC model of health care,

Have you ever taken your child to a pediatrician and felt like you were in a relay race? The doctor runs in, hands you a prescription, and urges you quickly out the door. With the average American pediatrician seeing over 25 patients a day at around 12 minutes a visit, it’s safe to say you

With so many options for pediatric care in San Francisco, how do you narrow the field? Searching the web for patient reviews and asking friends for referrals can be helpful, but often the only way to really know if a doctor is right is to meet them personally. We aren’t advocating interviewing scores of pediatricians,

In his famous quote, German Physicist Albert Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Sadly, many are content to maintain the status quo yet are confused and disappointed when nothing changes. This pattern is endemic in the field of medicine, and pediatrics is no exception. We find

According the Centers for Disease Control, the number of children and adolescents with chronic disease has quadrupled since the 1960s, and obesity is a large contributor. With most pediatricians practicing ‘fast food’ medicine— 10 minute appointments for treating only symptoms rather than considering the whole child— it’s not surprising that even a city as healthy